When you're taking pictures, the only thing you want to think about is your subject. With the PowerShot SX1 IS, you can count on exact focus no matter where your subject is in the frame. You've got Shooting Modes including Special Scene Modes that give you breathtaking, exhilarating pictures even when shooting conditions are tough.
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
You define the aperture to either isolate your subject or have clarity throughout the entire picture, and the camera will choose the corresponding shutter speed.
You select the shutter speed to stop or blur action, and the camera finds the appropriate aperture. With slow exposure times, Canon's noise reduction system activates to ensure low image noise.
The ultimate in creative control, you set selecting both aperture and shutter speed manually.
Define and store your own settings to achieve the effects you prefer.
Close to almost touching distance to capture the subject detail.
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop."
For front to back sharpness, the camera sets a small aperture.
Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Ensure highly accurate autofocusing when shooting fast-moving subjects.
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
Shoot in Full HD (1920 x 1080 at 30 fps) for up to 29 min. 59 sec. or 4GB per clip, VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour or 4GB per clip.
Special Scene Modes
For impressive sunset or nightlife shots, the camera properly exposes the background and uses slow-sync flash for the subject.
Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Capture stunning sunsets with all the dazzle and impact.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
Expands the user's ability to shoot in dark settings without using the flash.
Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Use to blur moving subjects for artistic effect, ideal for urban night photography.
Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
Actual results may vary from examples shown above.
Final image may vary depending on picture composition.